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From: "Ted Goodridge
To: axp-list@××××××.com, debian-alpha@××××××.org, gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-alpha] Largest IDE hard drive supported by internal connector
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 23:50:24
Message-Id: opsed655qgntsrsl@defiant
Please CC me directly as I am offlist...

	I have been tempted to put a laptop IDE hard drive in my multia...but I  
was concerned about 2 issues:

	1) I remember a while back when there was a limit to the size of a drive  
a bios could see, and effectively use. Does such a limit exist on the  
onboard controller, and if so, what is it?

	2) What cable/connector would be required to make this work?

Thanks in advance,
Ted

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